Hey, women good news for you new research showing so many health benefits by eating more chocolate. Researchers have to found in many studies that women with the highest chocolate consumption, on average at least two candy bars per week had a twenty percent less likelihood of stroke. Dark chocolate is derivatives of cacao beans. It tastes a little bitter but it has many health and beauty benefits.
Here we are going to tell you benefits of dark chocolate……..
1-Skin Benefits: Dark chocolate is a skin-friendly ingredient that helps to keep your skin healthy and glowing. Dark chocolate has great sun protection properties. It shields your skin against detrimental UV rays and provides helps in prevention from sunburn and skin cancer.
2-Prevent pregnancy complications: A chemical (theobromine) found in chocolate may reduce preeclampsia, a major pregnancy complication. Preeclampsia is primarily noted for raising blood pressure in pregnant women and eating chocolate helps to lower this risk by up to 69 percent. Pregnant women have to describe that who eat chocolate every day during their pregnancy their babies as being more active and having a better temperament when they are 6 months old.
3-Helps fight with PMS (Premenstrual syndrome): Chocolate releases calming endorphins that reduce anxiety. It’s high in magnesium,” which lifts moods and reduces water retention in women PMS phase.
4-Protects against heart disease: Research suggested that antioxidants in the cocoa plant called flavanols could cause blood vessels to dilate, reducing blood pressure. Cocoa contains flavonoids, which have antioxidant properties and can suppress oxidation of low-density lipoprotein (‘bad’ cholesterol) which can cause cardiovascular disease (including stroke).”
5-Helps you stay slim: People who eat chocolate frequently tend to have a lower body mass index. It has to prove that in the study of about 1,000 U.S. men and women, those who ate chocolate a few times a week were, on average, slimmer than occasional chocolate eaters.
6-Cancer fighter: An antioxidant found in chocolate called catechin was linked with a lower rate of lung cancer. A study found that those who consumed the highest level of catechin had 45% lower risk of rectal cancer, compared with those who consumed the lowest level.
Note:It’s important to keep this in the context that chocolate has a lot of sugar and fat, and it also contains caffeine. So, if you’re prone to irregular heartbeats or high blood pressure, eating chocolate may affect those conditions.